Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Large study shows regular millet consumption can combat anemia

A new study has shown that regular consumption of millets can improve hemoglobin and serum ferritin levels to reduce iron deficiency anemia, which is rising globally. The recently published research, a meta-analysis of 22 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Many pregnancies affected by iron deficiency

(HealthDay)—Less than half of individuals have their ferritin levels checked during pregnancy, and among those who do, half have low iron levels, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in Blood Advances.

Medications

Iron chelation therapy treats iron overload in MDS

(HealthDay)—Iron chelation therapy (ICT) seems beneficial for iron-overloaded patients with low- or intermediate-1-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), according to a study published online March 24 in the Annals of Internal ...

Pediatrics

Evidence grows for iron deficiency screening in childhood

Two recent studies from the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children are adding to mounting evidence that Canadians would benefit from more screening for iron deficiency in early childhood.

Diabetes

Iron status predicts prognosis in patients with T2DM, CAD

(HealthDay)—Iron status can independently predict long-term outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease (CAD), according to a study published online Oct. 15 in Diabetes Care.

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